Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan is all set to hit the screens this Friday. The movie has set a roaring pre-release buzz and rumours are rife that the makers have already locked the OTT rights for a file value.
Made with a whopping funds of Rs 500 crore, the expectations for the movie are sky-high. Ponniyin Selvan is a two-part historic fiction primarily based on author Kalki Krishnamurthy’s 1955 novel of the identical title. The unique e book was a five-part collection.
It has an enormous star solid that features Vikram, Aishwarya Rai, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Jayaram, Sobhita Dhulipala, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Vikram Prabhu, Ashwin Kakumanu, R. Sarathkumar, R. Parthiban, Prabhu, Prakash Raj and Rahman. AR Rahman is the music director.
The story revolves across the fierce Chola Prince Aditha Karikalan (Arulmozhi’s elder brother), performed by Vikram. His exemplary battle abilities and hasty mood have created many conspirators within the kingdom.
But probably the most feared is Pazhuvoor princess Nandhini, who seduces and marries the much-older Periya Pazhuvettaraiyar (treasurer of the Cholas performed by Sarathkumar) to destroy the Kingdom. The conspiracy is quickly smelled by Aditya who sends his most trustable commander Vandiyathevan (performed by Karthi) to get his brother Arulmozhi Varman (Jayam Ravi) from Lanka.
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According to stories on numerous leisure web sites, the star solid of Ponniyin Selvan has taken residence hefty paychecks as remunerations. Let us have a look:
Vikram performs the function of a warrior prince Aditha Karikalan, his mood is at all times the speak of the town–and that’s due to his heartbreaking previous with Nandhini. The actor is alleged to have charged Rs 12 cr for the movie.
Aishwarya Rai will seem in a twin function. The stunning Nandhini joins fingers with the enemies to take down the Chola empire and as Nandhini’s mom Mandakini–the deaf and mute queen. The actress has reportedly charged Rs 10 crore for the movie.
Jayam Ravi has the meatiest function of all of the characters. His function Arulmozhi Varman will seem until the tip. The actor has charged Rs 8 crore for his half.
Karthi’s Vanthiyathevan is probably the most fascinating character within the novel. The story takes place from his viewpoint. The actor has charged Rs 5 crore for the movie.
Trisha as Kundavi would be the Chanakya of the story. The actress is alleged to have charged Rs 2 crore for her function.